SMEs receive grants to link with global markets

The federal government has announced grants worth $1.6 million to help SMEs and researchers to connect with global markets. Twenty researchers and 14 small businesses are being supported in Round 4 of the Global Connections Fund (GCF) Bridging Grants. Industry minister Karen Andrews said: “These grants provide a critical pathway for Australian businesses and researchers…

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Waste export targets noble, but mandated recycled content essential: NWRIC

The National Waste Recycling Industry Council has said last week’s export ban targets were commendable, but not practical without strengthening markets and infrastructure around waste processing.     Last week the meeting of state and federal environment ministers set targets to ban glass exports by July next year, mixed plastics by July 2021, and whole and…

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